The weft surface is the face or wearing surface of the cloth.
The thread spun by the jenny could not, however, be used except as weft, being destitute of the firmness or hardness required in the longitudinal threads or warp. Arkwright supplied this deficiency by the invention of the spinning-frame, which spins a vast number of threads of any degree of fineness and hardness.
Raising-cloths are of various kinds and may be merely mediums with a heavy weft, or "condensor" weft made from waste yarns.
The bottom of the cell is formed by those threads and picks which weave "plain," while the ascending sides of the figure are formed by the gradually increasing length of float of the warp and weft yarns.
Fancy cotton goods are of great variety, and many of them have trade names that are used temporarily or occasion produced on the surface of the cloth by needles placed in a sliding frame; lustre, a light dress material with a lustrous face sometimes made with a cotton warp and woollen weft; zephyr, a light, coloured dress material usually in small patterns; bobbinnet, a machine-made fabric, originally an imitation of lace made with bobbins on a pillow.
HONEYCOMB, a cloth, so called because of the particular arrangement of the crossing of the warp and weft threads which form cells somewhat similar to those of the real honeycomb.
In short, if we recall the characteristics of the Church in the Weft from the times of Constantine to those of Theodoric - its reliance upon the civil power for favours and protection, combined with its assumption of a natural superiority over the civil power and its innate tendency to monarchical unity - it becomes clear that Gregory VII.
a warp of silk and weft of some other fibre or weft of silk and a warp of cotton or other fibre.
The cloth is woven "one end up and two ends down," and as there are more picks of weft per inch than ends of warp the diagonal lines pass from selvage to selvage at an angle of less than 45 degrees.
It was not until the introduction of cotton warps into the Bradford trade about 1836 that the true qualities of alpaca could be developed in the fabric. Where the cotton warp and mohair or alpaca weft plain-cloth came from is not known, but it was this simple yet ingenious structure which enabled Titus Salt, then a young Bradford manufacturer, to utilize alpaca successfully.
Fustian was a cloth with a warp of wool or linen and a cotton weft.
According to the qualities of raw silk used and the throwing operations undergone the principal classes of thrown silk are - (1) " singles," which consist of a single strand of twisted raw silk made up of the filaments of eight to ten cocoons; (2) tram or weft thread, consisting of two or three strands of raw silk not twisted before doubling and only lightly spun (this is soft, flossy and comparatively weak); (3) organzine, the thread used for warps, made from two and rarely three twisted strands spun in the direction contrary to that in which they are separately twisted.
The great bulk of the yarn spun in Great Britain ranges between comparatively narrow limits of count, and such staples as 32' to 36 s twist and 36' to 46' weft in American, 50 9 to 60 s twist and 42' to 62' weft in Egyptian, make up a large part of the total.
The word is sometimes particularly applied to cloths with a comparatively heavy weft, the distinction being made between the even "Mexican make" and the "pin-head" or "medium-make."
The essence of the raising-cloth is a weft that will provide plenty of nap and yet have sufficient fibre to maintain the strength of the web.
The warp is commonly from 36 8 to 44 8, the weft from 36 8 to 54 8, and the threads from 13 X 13 to 20X 20 to the 4 in.
wide, the warp is from 32' to 36', the weft 32' to 40 8, and the counts 16X16 to 19X22.
Considerations of growth determine to a great extent the hardness or softness, and strength or weakness, of the fibre, and thus, indirectly, whether the cotton is suitable for warp or weft.
Weave in the weft, embroider, tassel and braid with these twinkling yarns or add embellishment to your knitwear.
weavet as 2ply or 3ply (approx 600m per cone) Ideal for weaving in the weft or couch down in embroidery.
weft of the endless fabric of love.
weft of the material running horizontally across the body echoed its structure without the need for the controlling corset.
The color warp and the connecting weft being absorbent maintain the uniform tension of the weaving.
weft yarn up to the fell, or edge, of the cloth.
weft thread is wound on a shuttle which is passed through the shed to create the cloth.
weft insertion in warp knitting involves the insertion of the reinforcement fibers in parallel across the whole width of machine.
Designs are not traced on paper but are tied directly onto the weft yarn from memory.
Knit as 2ply or 3ply (approx 600m per cone) Ideal for weaving in the weft or couch down in embroidery.
Every breath Forms the weft of the endless fabric of love.
The weft of the material running horizontally across the body echoed its structure without the need for the controlling corset.
It consists of forcing the weft yarn up to the fell, or edge, of the cloth.
The weft thread is wound on a shuttle which is passed through the shed to create the cloth.
The principle of weft insertion in warp knitting involves the insertion of the reinforcement fibers in parallel across the whole width of machine.
Fortunately, most laminates are made with ' balanced ' fabrics, with equal yarn distribution in warp and weft directions.
A distinctive feature is the single wefted edges -- a weft is a piece of yarn that is horizontally integrated over and under vertical "warp" yarns to create rows.
A single weft utilizes one piece of yarn woven throughout the rug.
Technically, the weave is created by using at least four yarns of what's known as cool fill or weft yarns.
These yarns are woven in a way that they "float over" or are drawn through a single weft yarn.
A weft or weave is a portion of hair attached at the top and free flowing at the bottom.
The weft is attached to your head by sewing them into a tiny braid, track, or cornrow of your own hair.
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